New Zealand vs Bangladesh, LIVE Cricket Rating, 2nd ODI at Christchurch
1st ODI report: New Zealand wanted simply over 21 overs on Saturday to overhaul Bangladesh’s whole of 131 and win the primary of three one-day cricket internationals by eight wickets.
Bangladesh, just lately out of managed isolation, have been by no means snug in unfamiliar batting situations on the College Oval and was bowled out by New Zealand in solely 41.5 overs. Mahmudullah was their to-scorer with 27 runs from 54 balls.
After Martin Guptill crashed 38 runs from 19 balls with three fours and 4 sixes on the prime of the order, New Zealand have been at all times on the right track to win loads of overs to spare.
Henry Nicholls made an unbeaten 49 in his fiftieth ODI to steer New Zealand to victory within the twenty second over, combining in a 65-run partnership for the second wicket with Devon Conway (27).
New Zealand gained the toss and despatched in Bangladesh in cool and overcast situations. When Trent Boult produced a late out-swinger with the primary ball of the match which stunned and beat Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal, it was clear the vacationers have been in for a troublesome day.
“It was good to recover from the road and begin the sequence with a win,” Boult mentioned. “We stored them to a good whole and it was good to chase it down with solely a few wickets down.”
Swing was short-lived however Bangladesh struggled to attain freely on a pitch which was sluggish and holding and in opposition to a New Zealand assault which produced containing strains and lengths.
Bowling into the batsmen and pitching in need of a size, the New Zealand bowlers — particularly Boult who took 4-27 — minimize down scoring choices each sq. of the wicket and down the bottom.
Bangladesh struggled to 33-2 after 10 overs and posted their 50, with three wickets down, within the sixteenth over.
Due to Guptill, New Zealand’s 50 got here with no wicket down and in solely 5 overs, they usually reached 100 within the sixteenth over.
Bangladesh had misplaced all 28 of its earlier ODIs in opposition to New Zealand in New Zealand, primarily due to the discomfort of their batsmen in situations which favor the bowlers and the issues its bowlers have had in adapting to these situations.
The vacationers felt they’d an opportunity to interrupt that shedding streak on Saturday as a result of New Zealand was with out senior batsmen Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor and main bowler Tim Southee. Tom Latham captained New Zealand in his one centesimal ODI.
Bangladesh in flip have been with out the fulcrum of its batting lineup. Shakib Al Hasan was left at dwelling on paternity go away, however coming into this sequence in kind after a 3-0 dwelling sequence victory over the West Indies, the vacationers felt assured.
Aside from Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim made 23 from 49 balls and Liton Das made 19 from 36.
Boult struck at each ends of the innings, eradicating Tamim (13) and Soumya Sarkar (0) inside three balls within the fifth over, then taking a catch to dismiss Das. He returned to seize the final two wickets to fall.
Jimmy Neesham dismissed Das and Mushfiqur, then had a hand (actually) in dismissing Mohammad Mithun, by deflecting Mahmudullah’s straight drive onto the stumps on the non-striker’s finish after Mithun had left his floor.
Mahedi Hasan, on debut, hit a six for his first runs in ODIs and appeared decided to carry the scoring price however he fell to left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner for 14.
“There have been numerous comfortable dismissals,” Bangladesh captain Tamim mentioned. “Little question they bowled extraordinarily nicely however we performed some unfastened photographs and we’ve got ourselves guilty.”
With inputs from The Related Press
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